Project Description

In prison since:
Status: In Prison

Ahmad al-Sawian

Ahmad al-Sawian

Personal information

Name: Ahmad al-Sawian
Gender: Male
Marital Status:
Date of birth / Age: 1963
Profession: Journalist , Writer
Place of residence: Riyadh

Arrest and jail information

Date of Arrest:
Manner of arrest:
Where held: Al-Ha’ir Prison, Riyadh

Trial information

Alleged crimes:
Victim's Charges:
Court: Specialised Criminal Court (SCC)
Verdict: Three year prison sentence
Date of verdict:
Updates on trial: On 3 September 2020, the Specialised Criminal Court sentenced him to three years in jail on charges related to his freedom of expression

Human Rights Violations

Violations: Arbitrary arrest/ detention
Violation details:


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